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Foundation's Friends: Stories in Honour of Asimov (1989) [Anthology]
by Poul Anderson Orson Scott Card Hal Clement George Alec Effinger Sheila Finch Harry Harrison Edward D. Hoch Barry N. Malzberg Frederik Pohl Mike Resnick Pamela Sargent Robert Sheckley Robert Silverberg Harry Turtledove Edward Wellen Connie Willis George Zebrowski Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

For over half a century, Isaac Asimov's stunning vision of humanity's future in the galaxy has amazed and delighted millions of readers worldwide. From his tales of near-future, near-human positronic robots, to his vast sagas of Galactic Empire and Foundation, Asimov's legacy of imagination will live on for years to come.

Now, in a very special tribute to Asimov's creation, seventeen of today's foremost sf talents explore this epic chronicle, making fresh and enlightening contributions to the most famous and popular science-fictional universe. Include here are Orson Scott Card, Frederik Pohl, Robert Silverberg and Harry Harrison - writers who have built up strong reputations for far-reaching invention and dazzling story-telling.

For all those fascinated with fresh ideas, world creation and with Asimov himself, Foundation's Friends is essential reading. It is also a fitting recognition of the impact this science-fiction master has made on twentieth-century thinking and a whole generation of rising new writers.


  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface: by Ray Bradbury
  • Second Preface: The Nonmetallic Isaac or It's a Wonderful Life by Ben Bova
  • Strip-Runner by Pamela Sargent
  • The Asenion Solution by Robert Silverberg
  • Murder in the Urth Degree by Edward Wellen
  • Trantor Falls by Harry Turtledove
  • Diema by Connie Willis
  • Maureen Birnbaum After Dark by George Alec Effinger
  • Balance by Mike Resnick
  • The PresentEternal by Barry N. Malzberg
  • PAPPI by Sheila Finch
  • The Reunion at the Mile-High by Frederik Pohl
  • Plato's Cave by Poul Anderson
  • Foundation's Conscience by George Zebrowski
  • Carhunters of the Concrete Prairie by Robert Sheckley
  • The Overheard Conversation by Edward D. Hoch
  • Blot by Hal Clement
  • The Fourth Law of Robotics by Harry Harrison
  • The Originist by Orson Scott Card
  • Afterword: A Word or Two from Janet by Janet Jeppson Asimov
  • Afterword: Fifty Years by Isaac Asimov

Original title: Foundation's Friends: Stories in Honour of Asimov
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Asenion Solution, the (1989) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Silverberg

Edition #1: Foundation's Friends: Stories in Honour of Asimov

Foundation's Friends: Stories in Honour of Asimov (1989)
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Language: English

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Foundation's Friends: Stories in Honour of Asimov (1991)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: Grafton Books
ISBN: 0586212167
Dimensions: 4.4 x 7.0 x 1.5
Pages: 511

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